in studio sol’s latest project, head creator hansol kim creates a response to the question ’why do people cover things?’. the artist examines this question by making three various provocative and intriguing homeware pieces. ‘I have been stimulated by the objects and aesthetics of a table, kitchen and a shower booth.’ explains kim, ‘these areas are personal zones of safety for me, so to transform them into garments and be able to wear them in uncomfortable situations, is reassuring’.

studio sol transforms everyday homeware into personalized wearable garments



studio sol provides different explanations as to ‘why people cover things’: firstly, clothing can be referred to as a second skin, protecting our bodies — it can protect objects when put on the floor/table. according to the artist, it fulfills the human instinct that humans have a desire to feel secure by wearing the product. secondly, although these three wearable designs appear as though objects are attached to flat fabric, it actually conceals things. it covers one’s body while showing the public personal belongings. 

the yellow kitchen homeware design



sol relates to many people by explaining that he feels safe once covered with a duvet or a blanket. the third object consists of carefully selected personal belongings from his room sowed into a blanket  — bringing this item outside the house makes one feel like they’re surrounded by their personal belongings, making them feel secure. 

the product is meant to be used as a personal safety solution

the showerware design is an apron fuzed with a shower curtain 

although these three wearable designs appear as though objects are attached to flat fabric, it actually conceals things

the showerware garment being demonstrated

the tableware design

this design is features carefully selected personal belongings from the designer’s room, sowed into a blanket

being protected by the blanket

the wearable blanket design 



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edited by: lynn chaya | designboom

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